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Lawsuit Says Detroit Cops Shot Confined Dog Through Bathroom Door

A federal lawsuit filed last week says Detroit police officers serving a drug warrant gratuitously shot three dogs that were not threatening them in …

Baby dolphin dies after being paraded on beach for photographs

Wildlife group warns holidaymakers that the vulnerable mammals should be returned to sea if they get too close to shore after animal dies at Argentine resort<p>This is the moment when a baby dolphin was carried on to an Argentine beach for selfies, condemning it to death in the hot sun.<p>Hernan Coria …

Wife Charged with Homicide and Neglect After Paraplegic Husband Dies After Being Found with Maggots and Bedsores

A California woman has been charged with the alleged homicide of her paraplegic husband, who died one day after being found alive covered in bedsores …

Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran in crisis over cleric's execution; other nations follow suit

Saudi Arabia severed diplomatic relations with Iran on Sunday, one day after the execution of an important Shiite Muslim cleric sparked a war of words between the two regional rivals.<p>Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir, in a televised address on state television, declared the kingdom's "dissolution …

A mayor in Mexico is shot dead a day after taking office

Gisela Mota was sworn into office as mayor of the small city of Temixco in the state of Morelos on New Year's Day, after promising to help free the small town from the grip of organized crime.<p>Less than 24 hours later, the 33-year-old politician was dead — the latest of hundreds of public servants …

Meet the Bird that Filled an Antenna With Acorns

A viral video shows technicians clearing a huge cache of acorns from a transmission tower.<p>Squirrels aren’t the only animals that store acorns for winter. Some birds do it, too. And one species in California disrupted a telecommunications network with its storage habits.<p>The birds stashed their …

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Carnage in Paris: Time to Change Course in the War on Terror

At the time this is being written, more than 100 people have been confirmed dead in the Paris attacks and another 70 have been wounded. The death toll is expected to rise and there are also reports of several gunmen still being at large. France, the nation that is home and sustenance to six million …

Marshawn Lynch Gives $500 to McDonald's Worker ... 'I Wanna Help You'

<b>Marshawn Lynch</b> might be the BEST MCDONALD'S CUSTOMER EVER ... 'cause he gave $500 to a Mickey D's staffer last week ... because he wanted to help the …

When a Family Decided to Pray Before a Meal While Eating Out, They Had No Idea This Would Happen

When a family recently decided to pray before eating at an Oklahoma restaurant, something unexpected happened: an anonymous customer was so moved by the invocation that she decided to secretly pay for their meals.<p>And the kind gesture, which unfolded at Jimmy’s Egg in Yukon, a popular breakfast …

J.J. Abrams helped a dying Star Wars fan see The Force Awakens early

The movie's cast members supported #ForceforDaniel in recent weeks<p>A terminally ill <i>Star Wars</i> fan had his wish realized this week when he was shown an unedited version of <i>Star Wars</i>: <i>The Force Awakens</i> over a month before its official release. Daniel Fleetwood is the man at the heart of #ForceforDaniel<i>,</i> …

Sailors Stumble Upon A Tired Puppy Lost At Sea

Members of a sailing club were recently out enjoying a day of boating in the Gulf of Naples, off the coast of Italy, when they spotted something they …

Man Dies After He Was Handcuffed In Custody Of Special Police

The death of Alonzo Smith, 27, is under investigation by authorities in Washington, D.C.<p>WASHINGTON -- A 27-year-old man died after he was found handcuffed in the custody of private police officers in Washington, according to the Metropolitan Police Department, which said Tuesday it was …

Fox News gets suckered: 11 outrageous lies by their “terror analyst” who was actually a con man

For 13 years, Fox News presented Wayne Simmons as a CIA officer. He’s now indicted as a fraud. Let’s recap his lies<p>Surprise: One of Fox News' most popular so-called "terror analysts" was actually a con man.<p>Con artist Wayne Simmons created an elaborate life story. It is fake. He identified as a CIA …

Devastated Owner Begs Robbers to Return His Missing Siberian Husky Puppy: 'I Want Her Back'

Police are searching for a missing Siberian Husky puppy who vanished after robbers broke into the owner’s home in New York City, PEOPLE confirms.<p>The …

Aunt Says She Was Forced to Sue Nephew Over Hug

Earlier this week, Jennifer Connell from New York made headlines when it was reported that she was suing her nephew for $127,000 over an …

Courageous Former Commercial Pilot Joins The Fight To Stop Geoengineering

How could the cancer of destruction and insanity that is tearing our planet apart grow so unimaginably massive? Because there are so many individuals …

DNA detectives win Nobel Prize for cancer cure breakthrough

British based Tomas Lindahl was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for discovering that DNA must be able to repair itself when damaged<p>Scientists who discovered how cells repair damaged DNA, a breakthrough which could lead to a cure for cancer, have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry.<p>Sweden’s …

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11-Year-Old Boy Reportedly Shoots, Kills 8-Year-Old Girl Because She Wouldn't Let Him See Her Puppy

"She was a precious little girl."<p>An 8-year-girl is dead after reportedly being shot by her 11-year-old neighbor over a her puppy. WATE reports the boy has been charged with first-degree murder.<p>The shooting occurred on a Sunday in White Pine, Tennessee. Jefferson County Sheriff Bud McCoig said the …

Idiot Couple Who Robbed a Bank Got Caught After Posting These Photos on Social Media

This is whatever the opposite of #RelationshipGoals is.<p>Someone alert the Darwin Awards committee: Two total brain trusts have been arrested after robbing a bank and taking selfies with the cash.<p>John Mogan, 28, and Ashley Duboe, 24, are charged with the Aug. 24, 2015, robbery of a bank in Ashville, …

Puppy taken from homeless man by animal rights activists

This heartbreaking footage shows a homeless man crying in despair as his puppy is taken from him by animal rights activists in Paris<p>A video of animal rights activists snatching a puppy off an apparently distraught homeless man in Paris has caused widespread outrage in France.<p>An alleged …

Foreign fighter weeps as he sets off on Syria suicide mission

Young foreign fighter bursts into tears as he sets off on suicide bombing mission that will end his life<p>A young militant in Syria has been filmed bursting into tears as he sets off on the suicide bombing mission that will end his life.<p>The young man, a foreign fighter with an Uzbek militia aligned …

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Forced to stand on anthills, made to eat raw chili peppers and whipped with belts: Vigilante justice goes viral on Peru's streets as residents post Facebook videos of how they're taking matters into their own hands

• <b>WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT</b>• <b><br>'Catch your Thief' movement in Peru caught on through Facebook pages</b>• <b><br>More than 100 separate Facebook groups have sprung up in</b> …

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo Meet the Syrian Boy Tripped By a Camerawoman

It’s rare that Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo gets upstaged, but that’s exactly what happened Saturday when the player walked onto the …

Texas woman makes Facebook plea for someone to kill her dog

A Texas woman turned to social media to ask Facebook friends to shoot her dog, KHOU.com reported.<p>“I need someone to come shoot my dog. No one here has the heart to do it. We will provide the gun,” the woman, who lives in Troup, wrote about Cinnamon -- her 3-year-old Saint Bernard/bulldog mix.<p>The …

Four California Cops Slam Crying Black Teen to Ground for Jaywalking

On Tuesday, a Facebook user in Stockton, California uploaded a disturbing viral video showing a large group of police officers violently forcing a …

P.K. Subban pledges $10 million to Montreal Children’s Hospital

P.K. Subban says hockey fans will discover he's not the person many critics make him out to be and that his pledge of at least $10 million for a children's hospital should demonstrate his altruism.<p>"When I hear things about me being a selfish person or being self-centred or cocky or arrogant, these …

Judge rules man's arrest for writing profanity on speeding ticket was unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled that an upstate New York town violated a Connecticut man's First Amendment rights when he was arrested on a charge of aggravated harassment for writing profanities on a $175 speeding ticket three years ago.<p>In ruling issued last week, U.S. District Judge Cathy Seibel …

Husband bars Iranian footballer from Asian championships

The captain of an Iranian women’s football team is to miss a forthcoming Asian championships because her husband would not allow her to renew her passport.<p>In a case highlighting Iran’s discriminatory law that requires married women to have permission from their husband before travelling abroad, …

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